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Herschel At The Cape

ISBN 10 : 9780292720084
ISBN 13 : 0292720084

Sir John Herschel, one of the founders of Southern Hemisphere astronomy, was a man of extraordinarily wide interests. He made contributions to botany, geology, and ornithology, as ..


John Herschel S Cape Voyage

ISBN 10 : 9781351925150
ISBN 13 : 1351925156

In 1833 John Herschel sailed from London to Cape Town, southern Africa, to undertake (at his own expense) an astronomical exploration of the southern heavens, as well as a terrestr..


The Romance Of Science Essays In Honour Of Trevor H Levere

ISBN 10 : 9783319584362
ISBN 13 : 3319584367

The Romance of Science pays tribute to the wide-ranging and highly influential work of Trevor Levere, historian of science and author of Poetry Realised in Nature, Transforming Mat..


The Scientific Legacy Of William Herschel

ISBN 10 : 9783319328263
ISBN 13 : 3319328263

This book presents a modern scholarly analysis of issues associated with England’s most famous astronomer, William Herschel. The world’s leading experts on Herschel, discoverer..


The Collected Letters Of Joanna Baillie

ISBN 10 : 0838638163
ISBN 13 : 9780838638163

Volume two of The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie features her correspondence with Margaret Holford Hodson, Lady Byron, Mary Montgomery, and Anna Jameson. Other letters reveal ..


History Of Astronomy

ISBN 10 : 9780815303220
ISBN 13 : 081530322X

This Encyclopedia traces the history of the oldest science from the ancient world to the space age in over 300 entries by leading experts...


A Commonwealth Of Knowledge

ISBN 10 : 9780199296637
ISBN 13 : 0199296634

This is the first full study of the relationship of knowledge to national identity formation in modern South Africa. It explores how the cultivation of knowledge served to support ..


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